Join Me at PopUp GPP Seattle for a Special “Conquer Your Fear of Shooting in the Streets” Workshop (September 16-18th, 2015)

Hey streettogs, I am excited to announce I will be teaching my popular “Introduction to Street Photography Workshop” in Seattle (September 16-18, 2015) hosted by Gulf Photo Plus as part of their PopUp GPP Seattle event! For those of you who have never heard of “Gulf Photo Plus”, it is the most happening photography educational center in… Read more about Join Me at PopUp GPP Seattle for a Special “Conquer Your Fear of Shooting in the Streets” Workshop (September 16-18th, 2015)

Before/After: Seattle Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography Workshop 2015

I am very proud of my students at my recent Seattle Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography Workshop. They all pushed themselves out of their comfort zone, approached strangers, got rejected, but also got accepted. They all did an amazing job building their confidence, learned how to better interact with strangers, and the coffee… Read more about Before/After: Seattle Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography Workshop 2015

Magnum Editing Masterclass in Toronto at Contact Photography Festival 2015

If you are in Toronto (or closeby) and want to take your photography to the next level, check out the upcoming Magnum Photos Editing Masterclass in Toronto as part of the Contact Photography Festival 2015. You will get the help of acclaimed Magnum photographers Michael Christopher Brown, Mark Power, and Larry Towell. For photographers who are… Read more about Magnum Editing Masterclass in Toronto at Contact Photography Festival 2015

“Essential Street Portrait Crash Course”: San Francisco Special 1-Day Street Photography Workshop (May 9th, 2015)

Dear streettogs, I am excited to announce that I am teaching a special 1-day “Essential Street Portrait Crash Course” in San Francisco on May 9th, 2015. If you want to build your confidence, and learn how to get to get (really) close to your subjects, and have a really busy schedule, this course will be perfect for you.… Read more about “Essential Street Portrait Crash Course”: San Francisco Special 1-Day Street Photography Workshop (May 9th, 2015)

Take Your Street Photography to the Next Level in 2015: Re-inspire Yourself, Build Your Confidence, and Join an Amazing Community

Dear streettogs, This weekend is the last opportunity for you to qualify for the early-bird discount for my Toronto Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop. I am also excited to announce I have added an Amsterdam Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop as well! If you wanted to take your street photography to the next level and invest in your own… Read more about Take Your Street Photography to the Next Level in 2015: Re-inspire Yourself, Build Your Confidence, and Join an Amazing Community

Behind-the-Scenes Video: Downtown LA Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography Workshop 2015

I just finished an epic “Conquer Your Fears of Shooting Street Photography Workshop” in Downtown LA this past weekend and put together a fun behind-the-scenes video above. All of the students did an incredible job building their confidence in the streets, getting closer to strangers, and had a lot of fun getting to know one… Read more about Behind-the-Scenes Video: Downtown LA Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography Workshop 2015

Join Matt Stuart for Leica Akademie Street Photography Workshops in LA and San Francisco in January 2015!

Hey guys, I am really excited to share that Matt Stuart (from In-Public) is coming to the states and teaching two workshops with Leica Akademie (in Los Angeles and San Francisco)! The workshop is only $599 and limited to 12 participants, and this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss out on! Matt is… Read more about Join Matt Stuart for Leica Akademie Street Photography Workshops in LA and San Francisco in January 2015!

Registration Open: Downtown LA & Portland Street Photography Workshops in 2015 (and more!)

Hey streettogs, I am excited to share that registration is officially open for my upcoming Downtown LA Introduction to Street Photography Workshop (Jan 2-4th) and my Portland Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop (Jan 9-11th). Make sure you sign up quickly before the early-bird discount expires! If you want to conquer your fears of shooting street photography,… Read more about Registration Open: Downtown LA & Portland Street Photography Workshops in 2015 (and more!)

Before/After: SF Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop 2014

It was an absolutely incredible weekend teaching the Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop in San Francisco. We had folks come from all over: Seattle, Texas, Zurich, Tokyo, and all over the Bay Area in California. I am so proud of the friendships we made during the workshop– and the huge before/after improvement after the workshop. Side… Read more about Before/After: SF Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop 2014

Don’t Miss Your Chance: Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Stockholm (October 29-30th, 2014)

Hey Scandinavian (and European) streettogs– I am excited to share that I am hosting an intimate 2-day Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Stockholm limited to 6 students (October 29-30th, 2014). I know it is a bit last-minute (and in the middle of the week), but I wanted to have a chance to host a… Read more about Don’t Miss Your Chance: Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Stockholm (October 29-30th, 2014)

Personal Reflections: Magnum Provincetown Diary 2014

I’ve had the photographic week of my life in Provincetown with Magnum last week. I wanted to use this opportunity to reflect on some of my thoughts and experiences– and I will try my best to be as candid as I can (pun intended).

Student Slideshow: Magnum Provincetown Workshop 2014

I had an absolutely phenomenal time at the Magnum Days workshop and slideshow in Provincetown this week. Below are some of the video slideshows of each teacher’s students– I was really impressed by everyone’s progress. Read more to see all the student photos.

Day 3: Magnum Workshop with Constantine Manos Notes, Video

Today David Alan Harvey just arrived from France, and I had one last morning session with Constantine Manos. Below are my notes and video critique recordings: Day 3: Constantine Manos Evernote Notes Also check out Karl Edwards notes on “Street Shootr”: Costa Manos Street Photography Workshop Day 2

Shooting the Streets of Downtown LA in my Introduction to Street Photography Workshop

I recently edited some behind-the-scenes footage that my friend Todd Hatakeyama shot of my Downtown LA Introduction to Street Photography Workshop. We had a ton of fun sharing our passion for street photography, interacting with people on the streets, and giving honest feedback and critique on each others’ work– and I was amazed by the… Read more about Shooting the Streets of Downtown LA in my Introduction to Street Photography Workshop

New Eric Kim Street Photography Workshops in 2014 and 2015 in Stockholm, Portland, SF, Chicago, Toronto, NYC & More!

Hey streettogs, I am excited to share my upcoming street photography workshops for this year as well in 2015! If you want to push your boundaries in street photography, gain inspiration and confidence, and meet other passionate street photographers– join me at one of my upcoming workshops. Some of my upcoming destinations include Ho Chi… Read more about New Eric Kim Street Photography Workshops in 2014 and 2015 in Stockholm, Portland, SF, Chicago, Toronto, NYC & More!

Before/After: Istanbul Week-Long Travel Street Photography Workshop Student Photos 2014

I recently finished teaching my Istanbul Week-Long Travel Street Photography Workshop with Charlie Kirk. We started off the workshop with a portfolio review, and we focused on each student’s individual needs. I am very impressed with all of the improvements from the students in working really hard during the week, and making a tight edit… Read more about Before/After: Istanbul Week-Long Travel Street Photography Workshop Student Photos 2014

Dubai Street Photography GoPro POV with the Fujifilm X-T1 (Volume #2)

I saw some cool guys chilling outside of a barber shop in the African area of the Gold Souk in Dubai. The video was shot during my street photography workshop here at Gulf Photo Plus with the new Fujifilm X-T1 and Fujifilm 27mm f/2.8 Lens. Still tons more videos to come, stay tuned! :)

Behind the Scenes: Amsterdam Introduction to Street Photography Workshop 2014

If you were ever curious what it is like at my street photography workshops, here are some fun behind-the-scenes snapshots at my recent Amsterdam Introduction to Street Photography Workshop. You can see the student’s work on Facebook here. You can also see all of my upcoming street photography workshops here.

Introduction to Composition for Street Photography Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

Above is the presentation I used as an introduction to composition in street photography. Feel free to use, edit, and distribute the presentation on Slideshare here. Learn more about composition in street photography via the lessons below: Composition Lesson #1: Triangles Composition Lesson #2: Figure-to-ground Composition Lesson #3: Diagonals Composition Lesson #4: Leading Lines Composition… Read more about Introduction to Composition for Street Photography Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

Introduction to Urban Landscapes: A Street Photographer’s Perspective Workshop Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

I just had an incredible time teaching my Introduction to Urban Landscapes: A Street Photographer’s Perspective at Gulf Photo Plus 2014 here in Dubai. If you were interested you can see the slides above or on on Slideshare. You can also read more in-depth about Urban Landscapes on the blog here. You can see all the… Read more about Introduction to Urban Landscapes: A Street Photographer’s Perspective Workshop Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

How to Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

Today I just gave a talk titled: “How to Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography” at Gulf Photo Plus 2014 in Dubai. You can see the slides above or on on Slideshare. Unfortunately the talk wasn’t recorded, but I will try to re-record it for YouTube in the near future! You can also check… Read more about How to Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

Before/After: Amsterdam Introduction to Street Photography Workshop Student Photos 2014

Last weekend, I had a phenomenal time teaching my Amsterdam Introduction to Street Photography Workshop alongside Jeroen Helmink, Caspar Claasen, Peter Gerritsen, and Neil Ta. The students all did an incredible job conquering their fears in street photography and stepping outside of their comfort zones. I was also shocked to see how much progress all… Read more about Before/After: Amsterdam Introduction to Street Photography Workshop Student Photos 2014

Upcoming Street Photography Workshops at Gulf Photo Plus in Dubai, NYC, Istanbul, Toronto, LA, Vancouver, Saigon, Singapore & More!

I’m excited to be part of Gulf Photo Plus in Dubai this year! I still have a few spots open for my Introductory course: “Conquering Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography” (March 13-14th) and my Intermediate/Advanced course: “Discover Your Unique Voice in Street Photography” (March 9-11th). Join me in Dubai and check out my other… Read more about Upcoming Street Photography Workshops at Gulf Photo Plus in Dubai, NYC, Istanbul, Toronto, LA, Vancouver, Saigon, Singapore & More!

Free Open-Source Online Street Photography Course: “All the World’s a Stage: Introduction to Street Photography”

In the spirit of the “Open Source Photography” approach, I present to you the free online street photography course: “All the World’s a Stage: Introduction to Street Photography.” The majority of this course material was made in 2012, and many of my thoughts and beliefs on street photography have changed since then. However if you… Read more about Free Open-Source Online Street Photography Course: “All the World’s a Stage: Introduction to Street Photography”

Conquer Your Fears in Street Photography in SF, Amsterdam, Dubai, NYC, Istanbul, Toronto, LA, Vancouver (BC), Sydney, Melbourne, London, & More in 2014!

I am excited to open my week-long travel street photography workshop in Istanbul (April 14-18th) with Charlie Kirk. I also still have a few spots left for my upcoming San Francisco Introduction to Street Photography Workshop (Feb 7-9th). If you cannot attend one of my upcoming in-person street photography workshops yet want to learn from… Read more about Conquer Your Fears in Street Photography in SF, Amsterdam, Dubai, NYC, Istanbul, Toronto, LA, Vancouver (BC), Sydney, Melbourne, London, & More in 2014!

Don’t Miss Out! One Week Left for Early-Bird Pricing of my Seattle 3-day Introduction to Street Photography Workshop (Jan 10-12, 2014)

There is one-week left for the early-bird discount (Sunday, Jan 5th) for my first Seattle Introduction to Street Photography Workshop! Don’t miss out on this beautiful unique location, especially if you live in the area!  Have you ever walked on the streets and saw a moment that you wanted to capture, but you were too scared… Read more about Don’t Miss Out! One Week Left for Early-Bird Pricing of my Seattle 3-day Introduction to Street Photography Workshop (Jan 10-12, 2014)

Conquer Your Fears and Meet New Peers in 2014! Upcoming Street Photography Workshops in Seattle, SF, Amsterdam, NYC, Istanbul, Toronto, LA, Vancouver and More!

Hey streettogs, I am excited to announce my new calendar of street photography workshops for 2014 in Seattle, SF, Amsterdam, NYC, Istanbul, Toronto, Vancouver, Vietnam, Seoul, Tokyo, Sydney, Melbourne, Stockholm, and London! If you want to meet new peers and conquer your fears, join us at a workshop coming to you below! If you cannot… Read more about Conquer Your Fears and Meet New Peers in 2014! Upcoming Street Photography Workshops in Seattle, SF, Amsterdam, NYC, Istanbul, Toronto, LA, Vancouver and More!

Announcing Street Photography Workshops in Stockholm and London (and Online Workshops!)

My talented (and beautiful) girlfriend Cindy is going to Umea, Sweden for a conference which gives me a excuse to visit Europe! Therefore I am excited to share that I am teaching my popular “Introduction to Street Photography Workshop” in Stockholm (in association with CUP Stockholm) and London this December. I know it is a… Read more about Announcing Street Photography Workshops in Stockholm and London (and Online Workshops!)

“Conquer Your Fear of Shooting in The Streets”: Downtown Los Angeles 3-day Introduction to Street Photography Workshop featuring Rinzi Ruiz and Dana Barsuhn (11/1-11/3)

Have you ever walked on the streets and saw a moment that you wanted to capture, but you were too scared to take the photograph? Do you want to become more confident shooting in the streets and learn how to better interact with your subjects? Do you want to meet other street photographers that are… Read more about “Conquer Your Fear of Shooting in The Streets”: Downtown Los Angeles 3-day Introduction to Street Photography Workshop featuring Rinzi Ruiz and Dana Barsuhn (11/1-11/3)

“Discover Your Unique Voice in Street Photography”: San Francisco 3-day Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop (10/25-10/27)

STUCK IN A CREATIVE RUT AND LOOKING FOR INSPIRATION TO TAKE YOUR STREET PHOTOGRAPHY TO THE NEXT LEVEL IN THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO? Do you feel that when you look at your street photographs, you have a hard time defining your style? Do you dream of creating unique and eye-popping images that stand out… Read more about “Discover Your Unique Voice in Street Photography”: San Francisco 3-day Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop (10/25-10/27)

Take Your Street Photography to the Next Level in San Francisco and Downtown Los Angeles!

I am excited to share that the information for my upcoming street photography workshops in San Francisco and Los Angeles are live! The Introductory Street Photography Workshop is focused on building your courage, learning the fundamentals of composition, and techniques when shooting on the street. The Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop is focused  on honing onto… Read more about Take Your Street Photography to the Next Level in San Francisco and Downtown Los Angeles!

Conquer Your Fears in Street Photography in San Diego, Istanbul, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Kyoto!

If you feel uninspired in your photography, want to conquer your fears, and meet other passionate street photographers— join me at one of my upcoming workshops below! This would be a great opportunity for you to step outside of your comfort zone, and even take a break from the day job to travel to an… Read more about Conquer Your Fears in Street Photography in San Diego, Istanbul, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Kyoto!